About the RetroSound R-57N
Important Note: This is a single 5"x7" speaker, so you'll need to purchase a pair for vehicles with two 5"x7" openings.
RetroSound makes it easy to replace the factory speakers in almost any classic, vintage, or even new car. Their RetroMod Series speakers feature extremely shallow chrome baskets designed to fit into a wide variety of standard speaker locations. They may look old school, but RetroSound builds their speakers from the ground up, using the latest techniques and materials.
The single R-57N 5"x7" speaker is designed for a classic car with only one speaker opening on its dash or rear deck. The woofer features dual voice coils, each one connected to its own tweeter. Your stereo receiver connects to both voice coils, so you get a stereo mix from a single speaker. In effect, you get two 2-way speakers in one frame, for modern sound in your vintage application.
The R-57N speaker features a powerful neodymium magnet and a low-carbon steel chrome frame that form a strong foundation. The sturdy pulp composite woofer with its Santoprene surround delivers powerful performance while standing up to heat and humidity. The two Mylar dome tweeters broadcast detailed highs without sounding shrill, and their low profile helps increase installation options.
Although efficient enough to play well with any receiver alone, this RetroMod speaker can handle the high power from aftermarket amplifiers. Replace that wornout old 5"x7" with this updated RetroSound, and your tunes will sound new again, just like your classic ride.
Grilles are not included; the factory grilles should be suitable for most applications.
Priced per single speaker
- single 5"x7" 2-way speaker
- pulp composite woofer cone with Santoprene surround
- dual voice coils for 2-channel operation
- dual mylar dome tweeters
- power range: 2-60 watts RMS (100 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 65-21,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 87 dB
- top-mount depth: 1-5/8"
- grille not included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # R-57N
What's in the box:
- One 2-way 5x7 stereo input DVC speaker
- 12' Length of speaker wire
- Eight 1-1/8" Self tapping screws
- 8 Speed clips
- Owner's manual
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Features & specs
|Tweeter Design||Dual Domes|
|Woofer Composition||Pulp Composite|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||87|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||65 - 21k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||2|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||100|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||1 5/8|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||1 7/8|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
Woofer: The speaker features a rigid pulp composite cone woofer with a Santoprene surround. The woofer uses a Neodymium magnet to achieve its shallow depth, so it fits in tight factory locations.
Tweeters: Two Mylar tweeters are wired separately so this single speaker will accept a stereo input.
Dual Voice Coils: The woofer has dual voice coils, each wired with one of the tweeters. The stereo input is useful in many older cars with a single speaker location in the dash or rear deck. If used in a standard two speaker application the inputs should be wired in parallel (to present a 2Ω load) or series (to present an 8Ω load).
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